NTSB Identification: SEA88LA046.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35308.
Accident occurred Sunday, February 14, 1988 in JEAN, NV
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/30/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 305A (L-19), registration: N5173G
Injuries: 2 Fatal.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

WITNESSES OBSERVED ACFT ENTER 45 DEG CLIMB ATTITUDE ON LIFTOFF, CLIMB TO ABOUT 200 FT AGL, THEN ENTER LEFT TURN. ACFT APPEARED TO STALL, WING DROPPED AND NOSE FELL THROUGH TO IMPACT 100 YDS LEFT OF RUNWAY. FLAPS FOUND SET AT 60 DEG VS. MAX 30 DEG SETTING SPECIFIED ON COCKPIT PLACARD. ACCOMPANYING ACFT WITNESS STATED PREVIOUS TAKEOFF THAT DAY ALSO EXECUTED WITH 60 DEG FLAPS. NO EVIDENCE FOUND OF PRE-IMPACT MALF OR FAILURE IN ACFT STRUCTURE, POWERPLANT OR SYSTEMS.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

LOWERING OF FLAPS..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

AIRSPEED(VS)..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

STALL/SPIN


Contributing Factors

DOCUMENTATION..DISREGARDED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

CLIMB..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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